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CAE Software Engineer

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Date: Nov 18, 2021

Location: Horsham, GB, RH12 2RG Vienna, AT, 1100 Utrecht, NL, 3526 Sheffield, GB, S1 2JE Zurich, CH, CH-8005 Gothenburg, SE, 416 64 Turin, IT, 10121 Cambridge, GB, CB1 7EG Abingdon, GB, OX14 4RW Stuttgart, DE, D-70565 Barcelona, ES, 8001 Villeurbanne, FR, 69100

Company: Ansys

Ansys is the global leader in engineering simulation, helping the world's most innovative companies deliver radically better products to their customers. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software, Ansys helps companies solve the most complex design challenges and engineer products limited only by imagination.


We are proud to say we are the worlds leading provider of simulation solutions, but its our people that make us great. As we continue to grow and invest in our products and services, we need talented and ambitious people to help us along the way, as a result we have an exciting opportunity to join a newly created team, to help us deliver better products to our customers.  We are recognized as being instrumental in the digital transformation of industries: simulation and analysis tools are a key technology to reduce the use of physical prototypes, to replace with their digital version. With a connected product (IoT), simulation provides predictive analysis for product maintenance and increased performance. This role can be based anywhere in EMEA and remotely.


The ANSYS Methods Developer is a member of the EMEA Field Engineering organization who is experienced in software development applied to CAE. As a Methods Developer, you will work closely with our customers, leveraging internal technical and project management teams, to facilitate the end‐to‐end delivery of our simulation workflows, solutions and customer specific software systems.


The delivery of these methods will include the elicitation, documentation and analysis of customers’ business/functional requirements, system design and solution configuration, onsite deployment and implementation, user training and go‐live support.


Essential Functions 


  • Work in an agile environment to develop specific Ansys methods/solutions as per the customer needs.
  • Propose, design, implement and maintain software components which meet project requirements.
  • Actively participate in project planning, design brainstorming sessions and scrum meetings.
  • Interact with project teams across applications and business units to address project requirements.
  • Integrate various ANSYS tools as well as third party software into the platform to deliver innovative automated simulation workflows.
  • Create and maintain appropriate testing strategies.
  • Provide Customer Care, Professional Services, Business Support and Business Unit Assistance as required.
  • Work with R&D teams to develop easy-to-use tools.
  • Develop innovative solutions thinking “outside the box”, prototype internally and let your ideas be known.




  • MS / MTech degree in an Engineering discipline, Computer Science or related field.
  • Experience working on software development projects using Object-oriented languages such as Python or C#.
  • Experience with development tools such as Microsoft Visual Studio, Git and MS Azure DevOps or others (Jira etc.)
  • Demonstrated skills in writing and presenting in fluent English.
  • Logical problem-solving approach and the ability to clearly communicate the situation and proposed solution to the customer.




  • Good understanding of software architecture patterns and principles
  • Awareness of CAE tools, either Ansys or similar
  • Good understanding of Web architecture and Web API such as RESTful or gRPC. 
  • Experience with Software Development LifeCycle and DevOps practices
  • Experience using testing frameworks that can perform unit and integration tests, like pytest or moq.
  • Knowledge of Agile methods – from being in an agile team to leading an agile transition in your company.
  • Must have passion and drive for personal technical excellence and high performance.
  • Must have customer service aptitude and maintain customer focus.
  • Ability to travel up to 25%.
  • Experience in Ansys, CAE, python
  • Experience in C#, RestFul, gRPC, pytest, moq, Visual Studio, Git, MS Azure DevOps, Jira.




Culture and values are incredibly important to Ansys. They inform us of who we are, of how we act. Values aren't posters hanging on a wall or about trite or glib slogans. They aren't about rules and regulations. They can't just be handed down the organization. They are shared beliefs – guideposts that we all follow when we're facing a challenge or a decision. Our values tell us how we live our lives; how we approach our jobs. Our values are crucial for fostering a culture of winning for our company:

  • Customer focus
  • Results and Accountability
  • Innovation
  • Transparency and Integrity
  • Mastery
  • Inclusiveness
  • Sense of urgency
  • Collaboration and Teamwork

At Ansys, you will find yourself among the sharpest minds and most visionary of leaders, collectively aiming to change the world with innovative technology and remarkable solutions.  With the prestigious reputation in servicing well-known, world-class companies, standards at Ansys are high, met by those willing to rise to the occasion and meet those challenges head-on.  Because at Ansys, it’s about the learning, the discovery and the collaboration.  It’s about the “what’s next” as much as the “mission accomplished”.  It’s about the melding of disciplined intellect with strategic direction and results that have, can and will impact real people in real ways, forged within a working environment built on respect, autonomy and ethics.
At Ansys, you will find yourself among those eager to drive the world towards the next best thing with hands planted firmly on the wheel.
Our team is passionate about pushing the limits of world-class simulation technology so our customers can turn their design concepts into successful, innovative products faster and at lower cost.  As a measure of our success in attaining these goals, Ansys has been recognized as one of the world's most innovative companies by prestigious publications such as Bloomberg Businessweek and FORTUNE magazines.
Ansys is an S&P 500 company and a component of the NASDAQ-100.
For more information, please visit us at www.ansys.com
Ansys is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.
Ansys does not accept unsolicited referrals for vacancies, and any unsolicited referral will become the property of Ansys.  Upon hire, no fee will be owed to the agency, person, or entity.